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Jodi O’Donnell-Ames

LiveLikeLou Trustee

Jodi O’Donnell-Ames is an inspirational speaker, wellness and empowerment coach, and founder of Hope Loves Company, the only non-profit committed to helping the children and grandchildren of ALS patients. Jodi is also the author of two books, The Stars that Shine and Someone I Love Has ALS, and is in the process of writing her third book.

Jodi was chosen as People Magazine’s “Hero Among Us” and is the recipient of many awards, including the Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award, the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Founder’s Award, the TIAA Difference Maker Award, the New Jersey Governor’s Jefferson Award, the TCNJ Alumni Humanitarian Award and the Princeton/Mercer Chamber of Commerce Women in Achievement Award. In addition, she has presented a TEDx talk on Leading a Life with Purpose.